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09/26/15 3:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Center Post Office.

New York Avenue solutions
To the Editor:
I live on New York Avenue and know, first hand, how dangerous the road is (see Our View “One way only?”, September 10).

Every summer I see numerous accidents and near misses. Families on bicycles are being run off the road by speeders driving 40 to 50 mph and large commercial trucks. Bicycle riders trying to stay on the edge of the road are falling into ruts on the road’s edge. I have gone down my driveway to aid riders and fix their bicycles several times. (more…)

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06/09/14 12:01pm
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Lisa Shaw and Tom Hashagen at the ‘Tree of Lights’ ceremony last December.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | Lisa Shaw and Tom Hashagen at the ‘Tree of Lights’ ceremony last December.

Friday Night Dialogues at the Library will feature Island chef-educators and musicians, Lisa Shaw and Tom Hashagen, in an informative and entertaining program on June 13 at 7 p.m. on the lower level of the library. (more…)

05/02/14 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | ‘Sideways Circle Painting’ by Melinda Zox

COURTESY PHOTO |
‘Sideways Circle Painting’ by Melinda Zox

Friday Night Dialogues at the Library invites you to join in on “A Conversation with the Artist,” Melinda Zox, tonight at 7 p.m. in the Community Room on the lower level.

“I am drawn to color and influenced by bold, strong lines as well as the dynamic, powerful shapes in metal sculpture,” said the artist. She describes the way she expresses herself in her work — “at times quiet, still and grounded, interrupted by explosions of energy, chaos and life.” At the library, she will discuss how the mediums she uses have evolved over the years to include metal sculpture, clay, paper collages and large linear nude paintings. (more…)